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Donation of 450,000 Abbott Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Sleeping Sickness To Endemic Countries Will Galvanize Efforts Towards Eliminating the Disease

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The rapid tests will scale up testing for the potentially fatal disease across multiple Sub-Saharan African countries and accelerate progress towards elimination through programmes supported by FIND, WHO, partners and countries

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The rapid tests will scale up testing for the potentially fatal disease across multiple Sub-Saharan African countries and accelerate progress towards elimination through programmes supported by FIND, WHO, partners and countries

Lenovo Commitment to COVID-19 Relief in India

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As India struggles with the latest, brutal wave of COVID-19, Lenovo is supporting employees, partners, customers and friends in their efforts to stay safe.

Lenovo has committed INR 80 million (approximately US$1 million) towards COVID-19 relief to meet India’s short-term and long-term requirements, via the Lenovo Foundation.

Of this funding, INR 50 million will be donated in the form of medical equipment consisting of oxygen concentrators, refillable oxygen cylinders, invasive ventilators and oximeters are being donated to hospitals where the need is high.

Edison International Awards $1.2 Million to 30 High School Seniors Pursuing STEM

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Thirty high school seniors in Southern California Edison’s service area have been named 2021 Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships by Edison International to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies.

Georgia-Pacific Helps Make Habitat for Humanity Home a Reality

By Danny Merrell
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Habitat for Humanity of Angelina County is putting the finishing touches on another new home for an area family in need.  According to Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Susan Robertson, the new home was built in about 6 months, thanks to area volunteers who invested countless number of hours to make the home a reality.

Urica Powell, the recipient of this latest endeavor, worked alongside the volunteers and contributed more than 400 hours of sweat equity.

Kids In Need Foundation Receives Donation From Georgia-Pacific

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May 3 - 7, 2021 was Teacher Appreciation Week!  Over the past year, our teachers have been adaptive, innovative, and creative.

Shining the Light on the Future of Clean Energy

Edison International helps nonprofits bring the benefits of driving EVs to vulnerable communities.
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From gardening, recycling and organic cooking, members of Happy50Plus — a social mission organization serving over 6,000 older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — are very environmentally conscious. And they want to learn more about the benefits of electric vehicles.

“We feel they will be very happy to learn how driving an EV will reduce the carbon footprint on Earth,” said Amanda Lee, CEO of Happy50Plus.

Alkermes Announces 2021 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on May 20, 2021
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DUBLIN, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the company will begin accepting applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on May 20, 2021. Now in its fifth year, this competitive grants program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

FedEx Announces the FedEx E-commerce Learning Lab in Collaboration With Accion Opportunity Fund

$1 million grant will be used to fund program to help businesses owned by women and people of color expand e-commerce operations
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx today announced the launch of the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab, a new program developed in collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), a leading nonprofit organization providing small business owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching.

Putting an End to Technology Abuse

NortonLifeLock and NNEDV expand work to empower domestic violence victims and survivors
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By Kimberly Bishop | Corporate Responsibility

Mastercard Commits $25 Million+ to Ensure Equitable Access to Vaccines Across the Globe, Partnering With Global Citizens VAX LIVE Campaign

Mastercard will also match donations made during the 'VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World' through May 16 up to $4 million; Citi Mastercard donations made through May 16 will be double matched up to $1 million
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COVID-19 has taken its toll in every region, every country and every community. The accessibility of vaccines and therapeutics are not ubiquitous across the globe, leaving vulnerable populations disadvantaged. Mastercard today announced a commitment of $25 million to help secure equitable access to and distribution of vaccines across the world.  

Today’s philanthropic commitment builds on the Mastercard’s support of the global health response to the pandemic through technology, data resources, philanthropic grants, fundraising as well as people to drive an inclusive recovery. 

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